Re: [PATCH] thread wakeup fix for 2.4.0-test7

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 08:52:16 EST

> So can you open enough files to crash a machine this way then?
> (Because the _fd_ limit is never reached, but the open file limit may be).

You would eventually hit the system wide limit yes. There are lots fo ways to
do that. If it worries you get the bean counter patches and help work on them
they provide the needed infrastructure. The 2.4 user resource stuff probably
provides the basics for this too

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